International Immersion

Choose a 12 week location including a mountain top adventure

 

Rwanda & Kilimanjaro

Students observe the progress and challenges of a developing African nation by participating in local business and education best practices.

Students live in homestays with local Rwandan families.  From there, they learn how Rwanda has grown into a nation of hope and progress after recovering from a devastating war and genocide in 1994.  They are exposed to Rwanda’s rapidly developing economy by working in business and education internships in the capital of Kigali.  Other exciting trips within the East Africa experience include hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

  • Three countries visited:  Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
  • Up to 400 volunteer hours of internship
  • Home Stay Families
  • 1 v 1 Mentoring
  • Weekend Sponsored Trips to beautiful lakes and jungles!
  • 2 week trip to Uganda
  • 8 day professional guided trip to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Chile & Patagonia

Students are exposed to the region’s profound history and sociology and are invited into a journey towards understanding the depths of their own humanity as well as the humanity of those they are surrounded by. 

Students embark on a experience that helps them develop a heart for justice as they engage with a breadth of different culture, internships, and home stays. They are afforded the opportunity to also develop their proficiency in Spanish as a required component of their immersion experience. 

Students are placed at local internships based on a network of relationships in the community.  Most common areas of interest include but are not limited to entrepreneurship, legal work, education, and human rights advocacy. 

  • Up to 400 volunteer hours of internship
  • Home Stay Families
  • Spanish Classes
  • 1 v 1 Mentoring
  • Weekend Sponsored Trips to the mountains and beaches!
  • 8 day professionally guided trip to hike through the Patagonia
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